Highmark Well being is giving $ 1.5 million to construct management abilities in Pittsburgh Information

PITTSBURGH, February 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Highmark Health announced one today $ 1.5 million Committed to the Advanced Leadership Institute (TALI Institute), a new nonprofit that is being formed and focused on building the pipeline of African American leaders across the region Pittsburgh Region as well as national. This financial commitment is part of Highmark Health’s ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) throughout the organization and its subsidiaries.

The $ 1.5 million Highmark Health’s commitment consists of a one-time contribution from $ 1 million with start-up financing for a new foundation of the TALI Institute and $ 100,000 annually for five years in total $ 500,000to support the operation of the TALI Institute. Highmark Health was a founding member of the Advanced Leadership Initiative (TALI) in 2018, along with other presenting sponsors and lead contributors in the Pittsburgh Community. Highmark Health proudly confirms TALI’s partnership with Carnegie Mellon University the Executive Leadership Academy in developing its signature program. TALI remains one of many key programs that meet best practice standards for diversity and inclusion in the Southwest Pennsylvania.

“We will remain committed to our goals of increasing inclusion and representation in our organization and in the communities we serve,” he said Daniel Onorato, EVP for corporate affairs at Highmark Health. “Our continued support to TALI and now the TALI Institute is a natural next step and will remain an important part of our strategic DEI framework.”

In the first three years, the TALI Cohort Community has grown to include nearly 80 middle-level African American executives and managers. To build on these advances, TALI announced that Evan Frazier, currently SVP for Community Affairs at Highmark Health, will join the TALI Institute as President and CEO 8th of March.

“I am so grateful to Highmark Health for this incredible leadership commitment to the Advanced Leadership Institute,” said Frazier. “Not only have you provided TALI sponsorship resources over the years, but you have supported me from the very beginning in this unique endeavor to advance the diversity of leadership for African American people in our area. Your investment in me and the community has really made a difference. “

Highmark Health’s support for TALI and the TALI Institute is included in the organization’s five-part strategy for DEI efforts. The five priorities and concerted actions include: health inequalities and inequalities; Community engagement and foreign affairs; Representing minority talents; Market outreach programs; and diversity of suppliers.

Highmark Health recently announced the appointment of a new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Robert James, JD, who was in the first class of TALI. Highmark Health subsidiary Allegheny Health Network recently appointed its first Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, MD, MEd, MPPM, FACOG.

About Highmark Health

Highmark Health, et al Pittsburgh, PAThe parent company, based in Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network and HM Health Solutions is a company of more than 35,000 employees that serves millions of Americans across the country. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to more than 5.6 million members Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Delaware as well as dental insurance and related health products through a national network of diversified companies. Allegheny Health Network is an integrated delivery network comprised of thirteen hospitals, more than 2,500 affiliated physicians, outpatient surgery centers, an employed physician organization, home and community health services, a research institute, a group purchasing organization, and health and wellness pavilions in western Pennsylvania. HM Health Solutions is focused on serving Highmark Health’s information technology platform and other business needs, as well as disconnected health insurance plans, by providing proven business processes, expert knowledge and integrated cloud-based platforms. More information is available at www.highmarkhealth.org.

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